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for immigration. this past week, also featured contentious hearings on u.s. defense policy and on slowing the epidemic of gun violence in america. we'll take a closer look at guns, first beginning with vice president joe biden's admission after meeting with democratic lawmakers on capitol hill. >> nothing we're going to do is going to fundamentally alter or eliminate the possibility of another mass shooting or guarantee that we will bring the deaths down to a thousand a year from what it is now. >> the government's most recent report says nearly 32,000 people died of gun injuries in 2010. many folks think the biggest obstacle to changing any of the nation's gun laws is the national rifle association. cnn crime and justice correspondent joe johns is joining us, taking a look at the money and influence at the nation's capitol. >> right, and wolf, money donated to canada is just one way to measure political influence in washington, like other areas, grass roots organizing. and with the battle hitting capitol hill this week, we took a look at the money the rifle association has been spending
to last. siemens, answers. >> theu.s.economyinthefourthquarte of. the u.s. economy in the fourth quarter of last year october, november, december contracted by 0. 1%. one-tenth of 1%. it was the first contraction in three years and it rattles financial markets. much of the slippage in gross domestic product, was due to what the u.s. federal reserves describes as quote weather related disruptions and other transitory facts unquote. the central bank is keeping monetary policy on hold. and says n worth of long-term securities a month, until there is a substantial improvement in the outlook for the labor market. also, the cut back in department of defense outlays, is likely to fuel concerns about the size of a slow down and the full economic fallout of the large quote unquote sequester cuts scheduled for a month from now, the start of march. the president's press secretary said this about the sequester. quote, across-the-board cuts to education, to research and development, would have repeat, would have, damaging effects on our economy and our long-term economic prospects. unquote. a growing
. the developments overseas tonight. a suicide bomber attack. the u.s. embassy in turkey. killing one, injuring three others. the white house calling it an act of terrorism, the eighth attack on a u.s. embassy since hillary clinton was named secretary of state. coming on this, her less than the job. president obama to they retreated on the obamacare contraception mandate. the department of health and human services announcing that religiously affiliated organizations can opt out of the controversy and mandate, although the rule change applies only to religious nonprofits, prompting private sector entities with religious ties to say, not good enough, mr. president. and some racy super bowl ads starring super model and sports illustrated swimsuit get up. groups calling for higher standards for super bowl ads and their sponsors. we begin tonight with the unemployment rate at 7.9%. the white house looking to a brighter numbers, however, today including upper revisions in jobs created in both november and december, higher consumer spending and rising residential construction. fox news senior white house c
been great about giving us an opportunity to take advantage that have facility it's been go g.for us. >> i concur. >> did sharing a room help mold their coaching styles and get them to the super bowl? >> the way ou players play that had is why we're here. not because of any coaching decisions. or anyway that we were when we're kids. >> i consure. >> being the older brother will john feel bad taking away jim's dream to fulfill his own? >> no. not at all. i suspect he feels the same way. >> we'll continue to be fiercely loyal and protective of one another but also of our teams. >> a reporter asked this question. >> were you born in toledo as well? i was. >> their dad, jack might be the reason for similar styles. >> philosophical commonalties? that would be hard to spell, philosophical right now.ds >>> just a reminder. you can leave it up if you want z today on the set, i had a chance to talk to him and he was so impressed with collin's you laser arm. says he seemed calm about the whole thing. >> he has got wheels, and the accuracy of joe. and there is that cool, calm, under pressure. j
're going to do an interview with us? >> sure. >> we were just talking about here along bourbon street, the std rate. how long have you had an std? >> i don't have an std. >> why did you want to talk? >> oh, my goodness. >> i'm so sorry. >> are you serious? >> nothing to be ashamed of. >> i don't have an std. >> okay. >> i don't have an std. >> anyway, i've been taking care of that in my own little way. >> 49ers. >> yeah. she won't approach any more tv cameras. who do you like in the super bowl? >> super bowl. uhhhhhh. i think i'll be fair and balanced and say nothing. >> only one california team. >> big football fan, judy. that's a wrap on news watch for this week. thanks to everybody. i'm jon scott. we'll see you again next week. thanks for watching. you going to bet on the game? watch out your government may watch out your government may >> john: your poker game may be illegal, but government likes to ban things like ticket scalping. >> we've got to get resellers out of the process soit some people want to ban mixed martial arts. school cheerleading is more dangerous than mma. >> jo
it or not. when i teach decision making and i talk about probability, i use gambling as an example. i don't think it's jermaine to the argument. when people argue that we should ban it because it's immoral or general harm to society where they're notn really identifying that a person is doing direct harm to anyone, they're stepping back in sort of this amorphous societal harm, that when you start arguing the other side and saying but there's good things about gambling that you're lending weight to the arguments that really should be germane to the legislative issue. >> the probabl problem is the ml argument against bla gambling hs run out of political steam. what the public health folks have done is taken accus cues fm tobacco and obesity and said it's a medical problem. it costs all of society, etc., etc. >> john: annie, as a professional poker player, you've seen this sort of casino sleaze. >> sure. >> john: people are chain smoking. some people do lose all their money. >> it's true, but it's a very small minority, so it's wil less than 1% of people who engage in any kind of gambling a
me i would say 70. >> reporter: allow us to be the first to say happy birthday. >> thank you very much. >> happy birthday. a lot of americans, nearly half aren't lucky enough to have a 401(k), still one financial setback away from an emergency, but tonight economists say the market will help all of them, too, because confidence in the markets spills into american stores and shopping, hopefully, leads to jobs which is the final leg to the recovery. >> looking to the next jobs report already. >> all watching. >>> now we go to the other big headline today, the terror attack on an american embassy. a suicide bomber targeting the embassy in turkey. is this the future plan of attack for terrorists? abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz with the latest tonight. martha? >> reporter: this embassy suicide bombing happened on hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state. she was informed immediately and made calls all morning before turning her duties over to her replacement, john kerry, who tracked this all day. the blast was destructive and deadly. 1:13 in the afterno
watched tv event in u.s. history. with more on the business behind the super bowl ads is branding expert, also the former pr manager for the new york yankees. you know a thing or two about sports. what is this obsession with super bowl ads? >> you know what, it takes place in the greatest, most watched event of all time, and over time the ads have been built into being, as your traffic showed, has been as popular as the game itself. for the advertisers, this is there super bowl. gerri: and you were saying, it is critically important for these companies to get their ads in this game because everyone is watching. >> everyone is watching. it raises you to another level. like i said before, stakes are high. no coach has ever been fired for losing the super bowl, i don't think. people have lost accounts over failed super bowl ad campaigns or campaigns -- gerri: that is for darn sure. we were talking before we came to air about, hey, almost $4 million may not be that much for the exposure you're getting. >> well, even more when you consider, that is just what it cost to by that time. you have
us. i'm miguel marquez in for fredricka whitfield. new information about a horrifying hostage situation in al bam pla now in its fifth day. police are in constant communication with a man holding a 5-year-old in an underground bunker in midland city, alabama. george howell is there. police came out with new details what items the suspect jimmy lee dikes is giving the child. what are they? >> we just heard from the sheriff here, wally olson. he said a few interesting things. we learned that mr. dykes has electric heater and blankets. certainly it's cold in the bunker, about a constant 50 degrees in that bunker underground. they're still able to get the young boy medications he needs. he suffers from asperger's syndrome and dhd. also able to get him the crayons and coloring book. also toys. and there was another interesting thing that i noticed in this particular press conference. when the sheriff said that he wanted to thank mr. dykes, listen to this. >> he's told us that he has a lk heater and blankets inside that he's taking care of him. he's also allowed us to provide colori
the identity of the victim who was found over there in this parking lot. they would not tell us her name and age but they know who she is and where she came from. >> reporter: the process lasted most of the day finally around 5:00 p.m. the police announced this victim was the same person reported missing last night after not returning home from school. >> we think that the investigation, again, we picked it up and when our officers were actually attempting to get additional information from the reporting party is when we were notified by the pd their case. >> reporter: at 6:45 a passerby found the body and contacted the police. they shutdown the parking lot. this afternoon we met a man who driven by at 5:00 a.m. and said he saw something suspicious. >> a car parked in the parking lot facing south with his headlights on with a larger man standing next to his car. it just struck me funny all day. >> reporter: the police tell me they are following up on that information. they add the girl was found naked but no obvious signs of trauma. they say she was a young teen. nearby residents are
for joining us. >> thank you. yes, i'm the project director and the principal investigator for both projects. >> okay. >> i'll be happy to answer any questions you have. >> colleagues, do we have any questions about item 1 or 2? okay, i think we're good. thanks for being here. >> we just have a real brief presentation of the items, that would be great. >> sure, sure. the first item, the surveillance project being funded by the cdc is for us to maintain core surveillance of hepatitis b and hepatitis c in san francisco and to look at high-risk populations in our city. for hepatitis b, that would be the asian pacific islander population. for hepatitis c that would be our baby boomers as well as iv drug users and then also african-american population. and then the second study is also -- it's looking at hepatitis b specifically and it's testing, screening, and looking to care for those chronically infected with hepatitis b and the target population is foreign born asian pacific islanders. >> okay, thank you very much. >> sure. >> supervisor mar? >> i'd like to open up to public comment. there ar
series is a form that makes it possible for us to talk in depth about the issues that matter most in washington. in twitter land, if i do it right, the questions will pop up right here. i got my first tweet. i will try to do that. [laughter] they will pop up as we come. now, i would like to welcome politico star manu ragu. [applause] thank you for coming in. thank you very much. was the "gang of eight" a secret? was their detective work in uncovering it? >> yes. they did not want to let on how much work and progress was being made behind the scenes. in washington, whenever word starts leaking out about what is happening, those talks blow up. as they were negotiating this was happening at the time of the fiscal cliff negotiations, much of the media focus was happening on the fiscal cliff. the staff was meeting, the senators were meeting, and they really only had the first meeting after the holidays. last wednesday, when they were close to finalizing that agreement. it was not until over the weekend that they actually finalize did and announced it on monday. things moved rapidly. on
elle, nbc bay area news. >>> a warning tonight for americans in turkey after terrorists attack the u.s. embassy. a chaotic scene. police and ambulances in the capital city of ankara. a suicide bomber tonight identified as acevit sanly. he made to it the first x-ray machine and then detonated a bomb, killing himself and a turkish guard. he is linked to a previous terror attacks in the region. the turkish government says he was part of a radical leftist group. just last september, militants attacked the u.s. consulate in libya, killing four americans, including u.s. ambassador and bay area native chris stevens. >>> a man whose son is buried at a san jose cemetery says his son's resting place has been disrespected by the very people charged with caring for it. he is buried at oak hill memorial certainlitary on curtner road. he and his wife visit their son's grave every sunday. on the last visit, they were stunned to see all had been damaged, head stones knocked down. it turns out the maintenance crew was responsible. >> this is desecration. it's lack of respect there are some u.s. militar
't believe it. >> brian, we'll see you tomorrow. >> that was a hard pass to catch. >> make sure you join us tomorrow for super bowl coverage. >> thanks, brian. we'll see you tomorrow. >>> wall street keeps on soaring. the dow closing over 14,000 for the first time since 2007. but main street is still hurting. unemployment rising. the economy? it's shrinking. gdp contracting last year for the first time in four years and consumer confidence tanking as that payroll tax hike cuts into workers' paychecks. add it all up, is it time to strike calls for more tax hikes? down. i'm brenda buttner, this is "bulls & bears." we've got gary smith, tobin smith, jonas max ferris, and john layfield and susan fox. the white house and democratic leaders still pushing tax hikes. should they be? >> absolutely not, brenda. what i don't understand is how you can propose tax hikes without looking at what the scholars say, the studies say. look, if there was studies out there says raising taxes, great for the economy, i'd get behind it. but you know what, brenda? every single scholarly study for the past 15 years h
into a more winter like pattern. we will have clippers coming out of central canada across the northern u.s. and great lakes and mid atlantic region. we had one go through yesterday didn't amount to much. the snow in general was less than an inch around the area. few places like the eastern shore and near the maryland line and carol county got an inch or a little more than that. this next one will perform in much the same manner. limited snowfall in the form of flurries and snow showers as it passes through the area. the leading edge is in ohio. we have clear skies half-moon. in the inner harbor it's 21, 52 percent the humidity # 4 west wind at 6. the wind is diminished anyway. yesterday the high at the airport was 31. typical is 42. below average. that's a trend we are going to see for a while here. 20 was the low yesterday morning. fathers that precipitation is concerned only a trace of snow. up to the north there was a little bit more than that. again inconsequential except it was enough to make everything slippery and traffic was really snarled yesterday morning. 20 at salisbury, 21 on
. vice president joe biden says that the u.s. is ready to hold talks, but only if tehran is serious. biden says there is type for diplomacy to succeed, but it needs to and the iran built a new fighter jet which it claims can evade radar. there is a growing self-reliance in military technology. >>> in this country, another online hacker attack. twitter says it quickly shut down at least one attempt to gain access to user data, but hackers may have collected information on 250,000 of more than 200 million active users, including user names, e-mail addresses and encrypted passwords it reset passwords and sent them e-mails telling them to create a new one and encourages users to change passwords regardless of their account is compromised. >>> the scottish terrier affectionately known as barney, george bush's beloved dog has died at the age of 12. the statement on president bush's facebook page. barney never discussed politics and was a faithful friend. >>> and the usda is proposing a new set of rules which would ban candy, high-calorie sports drinks and greasy food sold on school campus
we're going to be back in 25 minutes with a local news update. >> and join us at 9:00 for a full hour of news. right now, we want to go live to punxsutawney, pennsylvania, to see if punxsutawney phil is going to show his face any time soon. we're expecting that in about 20 minutes. >> it is ground hog . >>> good morning. when will it end? a tense standoff in alabama enters its fifth day as a 5-year-old boy remains held in an underground bunker. this morning, we're getting our first look at the man accused of holding him hostage. >>> too sex? critics taking aim at the commercial that features a sultry kate upton at a car wash. does it go too far? the supermodel talks to us live. >>> and countdown to the super bowl. the good times are rolling in new orleans already. the food, the alcohol, the celebrities, we're right there in the middle of it all. today, suddaturday, february 2, in the middle of it all. today, suddaturday, february 2, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> welcome to "today," on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> i'm erica hill. happy groundho
kate upton at a car wash. does it go too far? the supermodel talks to us live. >>> and countdown to the super bowl. the good times are rolling in new orleans already. the food, the alcohol, the celebrities, we're right there in the middle of it all. today, suddaturday, february 2, in the middle of it all. today, suddaturday, february 2, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> welcome to "today," on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> i'm erica hill. happy groundhog day. does it feel like we've been here before, once or twice? a live picture from punxsutawney, pennsylvania, where, of course, the most famous resident is punxsutawney phil. later we will find out whether he is predicting six more weeks of winter or perhaps an early spring. there are people in both camps. keep your fingers crossed for whichever one you're hoping for. >> i wouldn't pack away the longjohns yet. not a weather guy, but that's my thought. >>> and regardless of the season, there's always a party in new orleans. super bowl weekend is no exception. jenna wolf is down there. what's going on
selective. and since we're the first time we've only used 100 million of capacity. so, it was definitely not sufficient to carry this project through construction or optimal to issue for cop which is why we're showing that capitalized interest component. if we're able to expand the program, as you can see, the 500 million dollars project and the 150 is not sufficient, we could potentially reduce that 41 million to zero, which would reduce the overall borrowing cost of the transaction. >> so, colleagues, this is something i talked to ms. sese about last week when i was briefed on this project. and i think it's something i'd like to be looking at later on this year. i mean, this is -- if we have this expansion potential for commercial paper program, this is millions of dollars of cost savings for the city longer term. so, not for this today, but something in the future i wanted to flag it. but thank you for talking about that. >> thank you. >> thank you, nadia. as you can see by the schedule, we have a lot going on. >> excuse me real quick, supervisor avalos. >> i just have a quick questio
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